Wednesday 6 October 2010

Private Bert Maynard

Born on 8 April 1898 in London, England - son of Mary A. Maynard, Brantford, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as mother; trade as clerk; single; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 2 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 125th Battalion, CEF, in Brantford, Ontario, on 24 January 1916 (number 772765) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 27 or 28 March 1918 - wounded on 11 August 1918 - invalided to England on 16 August 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (, online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force)

1 comment:

M.L. Maynard said...

Bert was my adopted father thank u for info, his military medals and such were "lost". I have been looking for his military history. He was a very honourable man through out his live as a CPA with his own business, he is dearly missed.